MFA Faculty Craft Seminar with Robert Root and Kathryn Winograd
The MFA program at Ashland University presents the summer residency's summer reading series. MFA program faculty members Robert Root (creative nonfiction) and Kathryn Winograd (poetry) give a craft seminar on Thursday, July 29 at 1 p.m. in Ronk Lecture Hall, Schar College of Education. This event is free and open to the public.
Robert Root, creative nonfiction, is the author of Recovering Ruth: A Biographer’s Tale (University of Nebraska Press, 2002) and Following Isabella: Travels in Colorado Then and Now (University of Oklahoma Press, 2009) as well as The Nonfictionist’s Guide: On Reading and Writing Creative Nonfiction (Rowman & Littlefield, 2007) and E. B. White: The Emergence of an Essayist (University of Iowa Press, 1998). He is the editor of Landscapes With Figures: The Nonfiction of Place (Nebraska, 2007), a book of essays of place and commentaries by authors, and co-editor of the anthology The Fourth Genre: Contemporary Writers of/on Creative Nonfiction (Longman), now in its fifth edition. He is also the author or editor of nine other books and is the Interview/Roundtable editor for the journal Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction.
Kathryn Winograd, poetry, is the author of Air into Breath, a 2002 Colorado Book Award Winner in Poetry (Ashland Poetry Press, 2002). Winograd is the co-author of two books on online learning and teaching, You Can Learn Online and You Can Teach Online (McGraw Hill) and author of Stepping Sideways Into Poetry (Scholastic, Inc), a classroom resource book for K12 teachers. She has been the recipient of a Colorado Artist Fellowship in Poetry, a Rocky Mountain Women’s Institute Associate, and a co-winner of a Colorado Endowment for The Humanities Grant. She is a poetry faculty member for the University of Northern Colorado’s Middle Ground Project, a collaboration with the Navajo Nation funded by a Presidential Academy in American History and Civics Education grant. Recent and forthcoming publications include Calyx, Cricket Magazine, Cutthroat, Fourth Genre, Hotel Amerika, Literary Mama, and River Teeth.